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Evening walk

Last night I took an evening walk to Mtatsminda park above the Old town. It was getting dark and I met a bunch of young men, each carrying beers and snacks. They were walking quite quickly on the pedestrian path … Continue reading

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A couple of words on the account of a historic shift of power

The city was buzzling with energy the days leading up to the parliamentary elections. September was very hectic. Workers were working day and night – even until midnight on sundays – obviously in order to finish various projects by election … Continue reading

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one year in geogia

Today, a year ago, I landed in Georgia in the whee hours of the morning. Drove into Tbilisi, for the first time encountering the crazy sparkling TV-tower and the beautifully lit up Narikala fortress above the old town. An exiting … Continue reading

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During the weekends I leave the city

Yes, when time allows, I head for the country side. In this pressing summer heat, the mountains provide me with the fresh air that I so long for. A couple of weekends ago I escaped to the remote Tusheti region. … Continue reading

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Tbilisi vs. Gori

It’s Sunday evening and I needed to cool off and shatter my thoughts, so I went for a walk. A perfectly peaceful summer evening in Gori with the stars out and the moon only one day away from full. I … Continue reading

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taxi drivers

After a great day and late night with the Swedish crew here I was lazy enough to take taxis four times (!) in one day (average cost 3 USD). I usually pitch the few Georgian words I’ve learned, “Hello, how … Continue reading

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